Events

  • 21st Annual Bob Marley Lecture21st Annual Bob Marley Lecture
  • Call for Papers – 7th Global Reggae Conference – Feb 2022
    The Institute of Caribbean Studies is pleased to announce the staging of the 7th Global Reggae Conference. Please see the call for papers including relevant details below for your information and circulation. Call for papers 7th Global Reggae Conference ‘Reggae Films, Reggae Icons, Reggae Music’ February 16-19, 2022, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA CAMPUS The Institute of Caribbean Studies ...
  • EXTENDED DEADLINE: Call for Papers – 7th Global Reggae Conference – Feb 2022
    The Institute of Caribbean Studies is pleased to announce the staging of the 7th Global Reggae Conference. Please see the call for papers including relevant details below for your information and circulation. Call for papers 7th Global Reggae Conference ‘Reggae Films, Reggae Icons, Reggae Music’ February 16-19, 2022, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA CAMPUS The Institute of Caribbean Studies ...
  • ISIC 15: “Island Festivals and Music Tourism”
    July 9–13 2019, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica The Institute of Caribbean Studies (University of the West Indies, Mona Campus), the Small Island Cultures Research Initiative (SICRI) and the Sydney Institute of Music and Sound Research are jointly organizing the 15th International Small Island Cultures (ISIC) Conference – on the theme of Island Festivals and Music Tourism. ...
  • The Legacy of DJ Kool Herc: Celebrating the Jamaican Roots of Hip HopThe Legacy of DJ Kool Herc: Celebrating the Jamaican Roots of Hip Hop
    April 16-18, 2020Click here to register online Call for papers deadline has been extended to January 15, 2020! Plenary Speakers Dr Murray Forman Dr. Christopher Emdin
  • The Rise and Fall of Rude BoysThe Rise and Fall of Rude Boys
    In this time of heightened concern about crime and violence in Jamaica, the Institute of Caribbean Studies and Reggae Studies Unit will be hosting a talk with acclaimed reggae artist Tarrus Riley on the ‘Rise and Fall of Rude Boys’ with commentary on his recently released song ‘Grave Yard’. This event takes place in N1 on Friday, ...